Beauty Note: 3 Spring Beauty Trends to Try Now!

After lusting over all of the lovely backstage beauty looks during Spring 2013 Fashion Week last fall, we are excited to finally add some new style ideas into our beauty rotation! Below are 3 of our favorite spring 2013 beauty trends to try now:

Matte Lips

Beauty Note: 3 Spring Beauty Trends to Try Now!

Matte lips were all over the Spring 2013 runways. From Burberry Prorsum, Giles, and Prada to Erdem and Jason Wu, this is a trend that’s easy to pull off for work or for play. (As a matter of fact, I recently posted a tutorial about mattifying your lipstick on—take a peek!)

Knotted Low Buns

Beauty Note: 3 Spring Beauty Trends to Try Now!

From Chanel and Altuzarra to the runways at Ralph Lauren, knotted buns placed at the nape of the neck proved to be a must for spring. Luckily for those of you who tend to always be running late, this is an excellent low-maintenance hairstyle that can be done with wet, dry, or slightly dirty hair. Just twist, knot, pin, and go! (If you have a little extra time, tease the crown of your head for some added volume.)

Two-Tone Manicures

Beauty Note: 3 Spring Beauty Trends to Try Now!

Nail art may still reign supreme but there’s a new nail look that’s trending for spring: two-tone! We saw this look at Vivienne Westwood (pictured above), Tracy Reese, Roland Mouret, Peter Som and 3.1 Phillip Lim, and let’s just say that we are BIG fans. Easy and chic—double win! To try this trend yourself, paint your nails with a base color and allow it to dry completely. Then select an accent color, place a piece of tape over a section of the nail and paint the exposed part of the nail with the accent color. Remove the tape (while the accent color paint is still wet) and voila–you have yourself a two tone mani!

Which spring beauty trends are you most excited to try?

We will snap some photos of our best low-slung buns for you to check out as well as some two-tone manicure ideas on our Instagram, @laurenconrad_com!

Also, be sure to share you best spring beauty looks on Instagram with us by tagging your photos with this hashtag: #LCspringbeauty. Who knows, you just might end up in a Member Spotlight.

Xx Alex
Team LC

Photos: The Chic Department via Tumblr,, Imaxtree, Harper’s Bazarre
Categories: Alex Gariano, Makeup
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  • Reagan Nichols

    NEED to try matte lips

  • Kelly Lynne

    Love the low knot! Simple, yet elegant.

  • Arelis Nelms

    I am excited to try the knotted hair bun and the matte lips. They both seem easy yet put together.

  • Ana Lucas

    I love how all three trends can be done at the same time. Really cute tips!


    Yes you do! Did you check out the article yet? It’s so easy to do!


    Thats what we think, too! We love rockin’ it to work.


    Thanks, Ana!! Let us know if you give them a try.. We’d love to know how it goes!

  • Jessica Galfo

    love the low bun! so chic and polished looking.


  • Angela Asusta

    IK absolutely love that lip color! What is it? Please share

  • Erika Jeanine

    Matte Lips look absolutely amazing in that photo
    Knotted Low Buns would never work on me…curly hair like mine can’t be tamed and made sleek, my baby curls peep through as they dry
    Two Toned nails look cute when they are not like the ones in the picture, i hate ‘moons’ I would always tell the nail salon ladies to not push back my skin with that weird little tool they have

  • Reagan Nichols

    here’s a tip, you can switch the matte lip up by using a lighter lipstick and then instead of translucent powder use blush

  • Kelly

    I love everything about this post!! I wish I was brave enough (and was actually able) to pull off the hot pink matte lip! So pretty!

  • elisabeth

    I really love the knotted low bun! I have to wear a hat to work and I think that his hair style is a great one to switch up my usual low pony tail. Thanks!

  • nada cherkaoui malki

    I love bright lips for this spring ! :)

  • Kate Noto

    I like look number 1 plus it looks easy to try.

  • Lauren Garcia

    I love that matte color! What’s the brand and the name of the color?

  • Cali92879

    I am most looking forward to the matte lips. That is such a neat trick! I love translucent powder for face as well. Helps me get through an 8-hr day

  • Alyssa

    It is Maybelline Color Sensational Vivds Lipstick in Fuchsia Flash.

  • louli

    it is really prob for me to know which color of lipstick match my face ..



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